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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi played bogey-free at Blessing Golf Club for a 5-under 68, giving her a four-shot victory over Sierra Brooks of Florida. Texas earned the top seed for team play. The other teams that advanced were Duke, Southern Cal, Wake Forest, Arizona, Stanford and Auburn.
APEX, N.C. (AP) — Jim Burch, the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 91. ACC official Jamie Luckie says Burch died at his home in Apex, outside of Raleigh, on Sunday. Burch also officiated games in the Southern Conference, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — For everything Louisville's baseball program has done in its short time in the Atlantic Coast Conference, there's one achievement that has eluded the Cardinals _ winning the league tournament. Louisville is the No. 1 seed for the third time in five years during this week's tournament at the Triple-A Durham Bulls' North Carolina ballpark. But the Cardinals have yet to turn that regular-season success into a tournament title.
UNDATED (AP) — Automatic bids for the NCAA Tournament are on the line in 25 conference tournaments this week. The top seeds are Louisville in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Indiana in the Big Ten, Texas Tech in the Big 12 and Vanderbilt in the Southeastern Conference. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will be named Sunday and the rest of the 64-team field will be announced next Monday.
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